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The Hunt: Terror groups working in the shadows to find common ground

Security personnel display weapons and equipment used in a deadly attack on the Interior Ministry, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Afghan officials said a suicide bomber struck outside the ministry, allowing gunmen to pass through an outer gate where they traded fire with security forces, who eventually killed the attackers. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

WASHINGTON — Terror groups continue to fly under the radar, with the world focused on Russia, China and North Korea’s activities. But on this week’s edition of The Hunt with WTOP national security correspondent J.J. Green, Tricia Bacon, author of the new book, “Why Terrorist Groups Form International Alliances,” explains why the groups are very busy trying to find common ground.

Author Tricia Bacon on the traditional rivalry between al-Qaida and the Islamic State

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